Eskom load shedding 51k likes this page is not published by eskom i am tired of digging around for the latest shed status on their page so created. Eskom will implement stage 1 load shedding from 08:00, which is likely to continue until 22:00. Eskom rewards outstanding small businesses at the 2014 business investment competition in the event of load shedding or power cuts and supply failures. Eskom is working with the national treasury to source more coal for seven of its plants that don’t have adequate supply.
On december 5, 2014, eskom started major stage three load shedding in south africa after the shut down of two power plants on november 4 (of said year.
Eskom says it's diverting excess coal to the stations that are running low and signing new contracts with suppliers to ensure there are no rolling blackouts.
Eskom’s load shedding protocols keeping the power system balanced at 50hz, as per international standards, is critical to prevent a nation-wide blackout and when.